NICTS Statement - Craigavon Courthouse

Date published: 08 September 2020

The Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service and the Office of the Lord Chief Justice have become aware that an individual who was in Craigavon courthouse yesterday has tested positive for Covid-19.

In line with the public health advice, we have decided to relocate all business in Courtroom Three to Dungannon as a precautionary measure to enable cleaning and disinfection, in line with the PHA guidance. Contact with staff was limited, as much of the business was being conducted remotely. Social distancing measures were also in place yesterday to minimise the risk of infection. Staff are nevertheless being advised in line with the PHA guidance. Members of the public who are required to appear in person today in courtroom three should contact Craigavon Court office or go to Dungannon Court.

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